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Hot Hits

Cirque Mei

Center for the Arts at George Mason University
Sat. Oct 19
Direct from the People’s Republic of China, this ensemble of elite circus performers thrills the young and old alike with their amazing feats of agility, strength, and poise.

Ray LaMontagne

Strathmore
Tue. Oct 15
LaMontagne returns to the stage on his Just Passing Through acoustic tour.

Lucinda Williams

Strathmore
Tue. Sep 24
Grammy-winner Lucinda Williams performs the album Car Wheels On A Gravel Road in its entirety,

Whose Live Anyway?

Strathmore
Sat. Oct 12
An evening of hilarious improvised comedy and song based on audience suggestions

Emmy Blotnick

AMP by Strathmore
Fri. Nov 22
Emmy Blotnick is a rising star in the comedy world.

The REACH Opening Festival

The Kennedy Center
Thru Sep. 22
Two weeks of FREE performances & activities celebrating the expansion of The Kennedy Center campus called the REACH.

Mariinsky Ballet: Paquita

The Kennedy Center
Oct. 8 – 13
Paquita is a glittering showcase of classical technique, dazzling tutus, and non-stop virtuosic turns.

Assassins

Signature Theatre
Sep. 15 – 29
To kick off the 30th Anniversary season, Signature Theatre produces its 30th Sondheim musical with the daring and darkly funny Tony Award®-winning musical of the twisted American Dream.

A Chorus Line

Signature Theatre
Oct. 29, 2019 – Jan. 4, 2020
This non-stop showcase with one of the largest casts in Signature history is the one singular sensation for the holiday season.

1 Henry IV

Folger Theatre
Sep. 15 – Oct. 13
Honor is a two-edged sword.

David Sedaris

The Kennedy Center
Tue. Oct 15
Award-winning humor writer and master of satire David Sedaris returns to the Kennedy Center.

NSO Pops: An Evening with Maxwell

The Kennedy Center
Sep. 18 – 20
The multi-Grammy® winner has artfully managed to transfix music lovers for more than two decades.

Spotlights

The Four Italian Tenors

Center for the Arts at George Mason University
Sat. Oct 5

Washington Performing Arts: Drew Petersen

The Kennedy Center
Sat. Oct 19

Ladama

Center for the Arts at George Mason University
Fri. Oct 4

Rightfully Hers: American Women and the Vote

National Archives
Thru Jan. 3, 2021

India.Arie: The Worthy Tour

Strathmore
Fri. Oct 11

Broadway Center Stage: Footloose

The Kennedy Center
Oct. 9 – 13

Joe Chambers, M'Boom

The Kennedy Center
Fri. Oct 4

Renée Fleming VOICES: Gavin Creel

The Kennedy Center
Thu. Oct 3

Kid Prince and Pablo

The Kennedy Center
Oct. 19 – Nov. 3
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